Archive for June 27th, 2011

June 27, 2011

Porn Make Over Series

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June 27, 2011

Handpicked News: Portland Hate Crime, True Blood’s Gay Secret, Neil Patrick Harris…

by Accidental Bear

A Gay Marriage Etiquette Guide Gay New Yorkers can now get married. That’s great news, of course, but let’s not forget that there is no bigger logistical or etiquette nightmare on this planet than planning a wedding. Since the traditional roles for a male-female wedding go out the window for gay nuptials, here are some ground rules an suggestions to get you started. More »

Jury Convicts Rod Blagojevich On 17 Of 20 Counts

Beck Issues A Dark Warning

Men Arrested, Released in Portland Hate Crime

MAIN: Andrew Smith, UPPER R:Shawn Siefke, LOWER R: Christian Sanchez-Villavencio X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COM

Two men were arrested in connection with an antigay attack in Portland, Ore., early Saturday morning, then released. Shawn Siefke (top right) and Christian Sanchez-Villavencio (bottom right) asked a man for directions at about 3 a.m. on Saturday. They allegedly began hurling antigay epithets at him before pushing him to the ground. Andrew Smith (left) came to the man’s aid and then found himself punched and eventually kicked in the head. Siefke and Sanchez-Villavencio left the scene only to inadvertently return when police arrived — they were both arrested.

True Blood’s Gay Secret Is Out Teasing the new season of HBO’s True Blood, editor Michael Ausiello reported in a June 15 post that “a major character, heretofore heterosexual, will be involved in a same-sex romance.” The identity of said character was revealed when the fourth season premiere aired Sunday: Not only has Tara (Rutina Wesley) fled Bon Temps for New Orleans and become a cage-fighter, but she’s also sleeping with a sexy girlfriend named Naomi (Vedette Lim).

Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka To Marry: Gay Marriage Passage Enables Stars To Wed  UPDATE: Neil Patrick Harris clarified his engagement status with Burtka — they’ve been engaged for a long time now! “David and I did propose to each other, but over five years ago! We’ve been wearing engagement rings for ages, waiting for an available date,” the star tweeted Saturday morning.



June 27, 2011

Inside Out at WWA Gallery; I Art You

by Accidental Bear

Jim Darling Tank 540x522 Inside Out at WWA Gallery


Seen above, Jim Darling’s Tank installation makes up a small portion of Inside Out, an exhibition featuring new work by Jim and his partner Tina. Together, the artists explore the idea of home and the various places people choose to live. Jim focuses on semi-sculptural work, while Tina excels at delicate water color and ink works. Both peer into the lives of others… but in a way that is neither invasive or off-putting. Their show remains on view through July 23, 2011.

WWA gallery
9517 Culver Blvd
Culver City,  CA 90232

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June 27, 2011

Hair Ball of the Day: Gorgeous Bearded Ginger

by Accidental Bear

Bodie by Dunny on Flickr.

June 27, 2011

The Facial Hair Handbook by 2 Time Beard Champion Winner :Its a Contest this Time Around

by Accidental Bear

Its a contest this time around.  Submit your most creative, crazy, but SFW submissions. It can your own beard or the beard of a friend.  I’ll pick my favorite and you’ll get this book and some other goodies. 

Contest ends July 5th.
that gives you a good week to come up with something.

It should have been seen as a sign that a man can shave every day of his life and his beard will keep growing back. Over the past few years, we’ve seen facial hair sprouting up on faces everywhere. Men want to experiment with their facial gardens, but it’s not always just as easy as putting the razor to rest…

Beard Grooming

The Facial Hair Handbook is a hilarious and informative guide to all aspects of facial hair, for men of all ages and all faces. From making the decision to wear facial hair, to the best way to take it off, all men can finally be stylish and care for their appearance while staying true to who they are: Men.

The guy’s got swagger in spades…and that attitude comes through on the pages. That makes the book a fun read – even if your aspirations for facial adornment never move beyond the milk-mustache phase.
LA Times

Author Jack Passion is a two-time world beard champion and stars on IFC’s Whisker Wars, coming this August.

Available Wherever Books Are Sold!

The Facial Hair Handbook Contest

June 27, 2011

Palm Springs No. 1 in California in Gay couple Cohabitation

by Accidental Bear

Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs rank the highest for gay couples in search of the perfect utopia to spend their golden years. Perhaps it’s because cold weather makes their joints achey but statistics show the gay couple are heading to the desert. -AB

Palm Springs has the highest concentration of same-sex couples living together in California, new findings from the 2010 Census show.

With about 115 same-sex couples for every 1,000 households, Palm Springs ranks ahead of other notably gay-friendly cities like San Francisco and West Hollywood, according to an analysis of census data by the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law, based at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Several other Coachella Valley cities ranked at the top of the list, including Rancho Mirage at No. 4, Cathedral City at No. 5 and Desert Hot Springs at No. 10.

Cathedral City Mayor Kathy DeRosa said gay residents have become an important part of her city. READ MORE

June 27, 2011

Naked & Famous Denim for Tenue de Nimes: Do you Have What it Takes to Fill these Pants Out?

by Accidental Bear

(via Selectism)

tenuedenimes nakedfamous denim 1 Naked & Famous Denim for Tenue de Nimes

Canada’s Naked & Famous denim house goes head to head with AMS’s own Tenue de Nimes for a special 24 pair run of 13oz green rope-dyed repro denim. They have a vintage army feel to them. “Specific attention has been paid to matching the shade of green perfectly. The mid-green color proved a particular challenge since the dye is very unstable, but the hard work has paid off, giving us a beautiful and truly inspired color.” Well done fellas. Available online

June 27, 2011

Adam Kimmel Spring/Summer 2012 Runway

by Accidental Bear

Clothes tell stories. They say thing like, “Hi, I’m a junkie whore” or “Hi, I want to look like a just crawled out of bed but I spent 2 hours getting ready.” Adam Kimmels’s Spring/Summer 2012 looks tells me that the wearer might be a surfer boy who was told by his girlfriend that he need to clean up a bit, but holds on to dark colors as to accommodate spills. Kimmel sneaks in a few skirts and has most of his male waifs barefoot. For those who wore shoes, are sporting  slip-on and boot looks from the designer. (gq)

More looks after the jump…

June 27, 2011

Someones Having a Bad Day and Takes it Out on Bus Driver | Video (harsh hilarious angry language)

by Accidental Bear

“Shut the fuck up, you fucking Honky!”, Said the sweet young lady passenger.

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June 27, 2011

All Eyes On Rainbow Noise “Ridin Swervin” | Lesbian Owned Record Label Specializing in LGBTQ Music

by Accidental Bear

About time we get some lady power up in here, it’s starting to smell like a mens locker room in here (mmmmm). These ladies (umm, clears throat) are dropping it like it’s hot.

Rainbow Noise Entertainment is a lesbian owned record label specializing in LGBTQ music artist with an independent name and mainstream appeal; But it doesn’t stop there… We are also committed to representing LGBTQ dancers, models, comedians, and entertainers with something to be proud of.

Ridin Swervin – Rainbow Noise (Prod. by Token)

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June 27, 2011

Handpicked News: JOHN WAYNE & BACHMANN, New DADT Discharges, Facebook Hates the Gays…

by Accidental Bear

 THEY DID IT AGAIN:Facebook Sorry for Censoring Kiss In the latest of a recurring problem for the company, Facebook is apologizing for censoring a photo illustration of two men kissing that commemorated passage of the marriage equality bill in New York and that was posted by The Advocate on Friday.

Pentagon Confirms New DADT Discharges

Video Content Flag N.Y. Marriage: Taiwanese-Style

Not Anti-Catholic, Just Anti-Harm

N.Y. Marriage: Taiwanese-Style


BACHMANN CITES WRONG JOHN WAYNE, PRAISES NOTORIOUS SERIAL KILLER Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has a thing for John Wayne. In an interview yesterday with Newsmax, she said she wants to live in “John Wayne’s America.” And in the Iowa town of Waterloo today, where she announced her presidential candidacy, Bachmann told Fox News, “John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That’s the kind of spirit that I have, too.” But unfortunately for historically challenged Bachmann, as the Washington Times points out, the John Wayne born in Waterloo is John Wayne Gacy, the notorious serial killer who murdered 33 teenage boys and young men, not the iconic Western actor. Watch it via

June 27, 2011

Our Straight Hero Gets Front Page Praise on Gay Times magazine

by Accidental Bear

Ben Cohen checks out hottie on cover of Gay Times magazine and say’s “Who on Earth THIS!! Haha” Ben I apologize, but I know my readers, so put on ear muffs when I give this advice. Readers you may want to get your copy of this Gay Times magazine laminated.

Don’t forget to check in on Ben’s Facebook page for updates and to keep in touch with Ben’s stand up against bullying and homophobia campaign



June 27, 2011

Accidental Bear Exchanges Words with the Two Jasperjohns | Video Q&A

by Accidental Bear

Just in time for the hugely anticipated (by me) 3rd webisode “White Pants: Three” by The Two Jasperjohns, I don’t sit down with, but exchange words via the world wide web with Jim Noonan and Vinny Lopez. This starts off what we here at Accidental Bear will be calling Interviews on a Budget Series. We are poor but proud, proud but penniless. Coming across The Two Jasperjohns has given my summer meaning and feeds my void now that I have finally burnt out on Strangers with Candy for the 5th year in a row on loop-repeat; The Two Jasperjohns fill this space well with some added scruff. I am glad to catch these men before they get on a rocket to the top and the start living the good life (cocaine, strippers and beer). They filmed interview questions during their wrap party for finishing White Pants: Three. Champagne, Beards and good company equals good times.

In a world where slapping a label on yourself in hopes to find your place within our community is common, these guys are able to have fun playing with stereotypes and keep things light, leaving pretension at the door. Thanks for playing men!

Accidental Bear Interviews Two Jasperjohns

Two Jasperjohns: White Pants, Three

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